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A Mathematical Explanation of Why We Love 'Gangnam Style'

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A Mathematical Explanation of Why We Love 'Gangnam Style'
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A Mathematical Explanation of Why We Love 'Gangnam Style'

We realize there's only so much time one can spend in a day watching new trailers, viral video clips, and shaky cell phone footage of people arguing on live television. This is why every day The Atlantic Wire highlights the videos that truly earn your five minutes (or less) of attention. Today:

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There are some things in nature we just can't explain. No, we're not talking about you, Venezuelan Poodle Moth. But rather, we can't really say why "Gangnam Style" cuts us deep and speaks to something in our souls. Which is why we're sticking to the next best thing, this explanation from motivational speaker/math nerd Josh Sundquist (truth be told: we also like the way he colors things):

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The Republican National Convention canceled on Donald Trump at the last minute. If this is the best he had to offer, we can safely say they did not miss much:

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Lady Gaga smokes pot. Lady Gaga sings on stage. Sometimes Lady Gaga mixes up the two, like she did in Amsterdam and smokes pot on stage. 

Future Emmy winners, Parker Posey will teach you how to give the perfect Emmy speech: Just Act Naturally! Thank us later. 

And finally, as Tastefully Offensive points out, this is how a chameleon washes his hands (in case you were wondering). 

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